Andre Malraux — French Author born on November 03, 1901, died on November 23, 1976

André Malraux DSO was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister of Cultural Affairs. Malraux's novel La Condition Humaine (Man's Fate) won the Prix Goncourt. He was appointed by President Charles de Gaulle as Minister of Information and subsequently as France's first Minister of Cultural Affairs during de Gaulle's presidency ... (wikipedia)

An art book is a museum without walls.
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real.
There is always a need for intoxication: China has opium, Islam has hashish, the West has woman.